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Breggo Cellars Pinot Noir Savoy Vineyard 2011

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

This is rather spicy on the nose with faded Middle Eastern spice tones, balsam and smoke adding a savory element to the core of red cherry fruit. There’s an underlay of oak here as well as some sweet prosciutto fat tones. Shows nice cut on entry, then fills out in the mouth with sweet, slightly creamy cherry fruit that has a spicy currant edge. This has some nice spicy notes and good tension in the mouth with a fairly fruit driven finish that incorporates wood spice tones on the finale. Rich and red fruited with a nice touch of astringency on the finish.91pts

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Editorial Reviews for Breggo Cellars Pinot Noir Savoy Vineyard

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,749
4.50 5
Vintage: 2008 11/12/2010

This is rather spicy on the nose with faded Middle Eastern spice tones, balsam and smoke adding a savory element to the core of red cherry fruit. There’s an underlay of oak here as well as some sweet prosciutto fat tones. Shows nice cut on entry, then fills out in the mouth with sweet, slightly creamy cherry fruit that has a spicy currant edge. This has some nice spicy notes and good tension in the mouth with a fairly fruit driven finish that incorporates wood spice tones on the finale. Rich and red fruited with a nice touch of astringency on the finish.91pts


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,749
4.50 5
Vintage: 2008 11/12/2010

Lightly spicy on the nose with a gentle herbal edge to the mineral flecked sweet fruit that recalls strawberry rhubarb compote with a lovely fennel top note. Seamless on entry this is wonderfully fresh in the mouth with well-integrated acidity and earthy flavors of red fruit up front with a light layer of wood spice adding complexity on the mid-palate and red currant toned back end. This has a very nice texture with the soft, fuzzy tannins more noticeable than the acid yielding a rather suave mouth feel. The finish is a bit earthy, nice spicy and moderately long with a long cola toned finale. 91pts


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,749
4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 11/12/2010

A bit high toned on the nose with early floral and citrus notes being joined latter by spiced cherry fruit and a touch of herby cola. This is surprisingly stealthy on entry with a touch of alcohol noticeable but otherwise moderately intense flavors of earthy cherry fruit are delivered without much weight. The mid-palate gains a touch of woody sweetness and vanilla while the fruit flavors gain some intensity as well as a meaty element on the backend which leads to a long, richly fruited, dark cherry finish. This is a wonderful wine for those looking for rich, dark fruit flavors in a lighter bodied, elegant style. 90pts


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,749
3.50 5
Vintage: 2008 12/09/2010

Softly fruity on the nose with some woodsmoke element on the nose and some raw wood tones as well. Pretty rich up front with well-integrated acids and a gentle streak of vanilla accenting the dark, slightly confiture flavors of cherry and raspberry with a slight white chocolate edge. There are nice if gentle tannins here, offering good support to the fruit, particularly on the moderately long if simple finish. A fairly fruity style of pinot. 88pts


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,749
4.50 5
Vintage: 2008 12/09/2010

Lightly spicy on the nose, with a gentle herbal edge to the mineral-flecked sweet fruit that recalls strawberry rhubarb compote with a lovely fennel top note. Seamless on entry, this is wonderfully fresh in the mouth with well-integrated acidity and earthy flavors of red fruit up front, with a light layer of wood spice adding complexity on the mid-palate and red currant-toned back end. This has a very nice texture with the soft, fuzzy tannins more noticeable than the acid, yielding a rather suave mouthfeel. The finish is a bit earthy, nicely spicy and moderately long, with a long cola-toned finale. 91pts


Member Reviews for Breggo Cellars Pinot Noir Savoy Vineyard

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Snooth User: Nicki Gig
1783064,217
3.50 5
Vintage: 2008 11/15/2010

loaded with cherry, spice and cranberry, some cinnamon, lighter bodied, perfect for the holidays


Snooth User: Nicki Gig
1783064,217
3.50 5
Vintage: 2008 11/15/2010

red cherry earth and cedar characteristics with little touches of red spice, soft, silky, easy to drink


Snooth User: Nicki Gig
1783064,217
3.00 5
Vintage: 2008 11/15/2010

noticed some darker fruit components in this one, various berries, nice complexity, a little heat on the finish


Snooth User: Philip James
112,574
4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 12/29/2010

Spicy and extremely earthy nose. Past the funk its a very nice wine with a deep core of cherry. Good oaky notes and sweet fruits on the finish


Snooth User: larrycgaines
1884008
1.50 5
Vintage: 2008 02/12/2011

just opened a bottle and thought the color looked light, the taste was similar to me almost watery, maybe to much alcohol..disappointed always been a fan of breggo,,


Snooth User: jessehertz
44334219
4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 01/07/2011

Four glasses


Snooth User: jkagel
81001919
3.50 5
Vintage: 2007 10/24/2009

Wonderfully bright red fruit up front (cherry, raspberry, and strawberry), Clean and crisp on the finish the acidity is well balanced throughout. I hope they are able to maintain the level of quality in these wines after the buyout.


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External Reviews for Breggo Cellars Pinot Noir Savoy Vineyard

External Review
Vintage: 2009 11/14/2013

Medium pale ruby with a hint of purple near the rim. High toned and very focused the fragrant nose showcases black cherry rhubarb minerality and a hint of spice and woodsmoke. This is a very well made pinot with loads of fruit on the palate. A full throttle mouth-filling wine that will drink well in its youth. Enjoy this one now through 2016. Cory Gowan.


External Review
Vintage: 2009 03/13/2012

Medium pale ruby with a hint of purple near the rim. High toned and very focused, the fragrant nose showcases black cherry, rhubarb, minerality and a hint of spice and woodsmoke. This is a very well made pinot with loads of fruit on the palate. A ful... Cory Gowan. A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2009 Breggo Pinot Noir Savoy Vineyard 750ml


External Review
Vintage: 2008 10/22/2010

A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2008 Breggo Pinot Noir Anderson valley 750ml


External Review
Vintage: 2008 11/14/2013

Firm and tight with loamy earth graphite dried currant and berry fruit as well as hints of underbrush. Full-bodied intense and complex turning a bit simpler on the finish. Drink now through 2015. 476 cases made. -JL Wine Spectator.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 03/14/2016

The vintage’s low yields are reflected in the glass by a great intensity of aroma and flavor. Wild blackberry, Santa Rosa plums, and rich black cherry are the dominant aromas. While hints of sandalwood, cola, and pipe tobacco give it depth and complexity. In the mouth, intense flavors of cherry pie and black currents make the mouth water. Rich tannins and bright acidity give the wine great texture without weight. This is an exotic wine that floats across the palate and is ready to be enjoyed now.- Ryan Hodgins, Breggo Cellars’ Consulting Winemaker ** Only 4 in Stock **


External Review
Vintage: 2008 10/24/2010

Firm and tight, with loamy earth, graphite, dried currant and berry fruit, as well as hints of underbrush. Full-bodied, intense and complex, turning a bit simpler on the finish. Drink now through 2015. 476 cases made. -JL Wine Spectator. A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2008 Breggo Pinot Noir Savoy Vineyard 750ml


External Review
Vintage: 2008 10/22/2010

A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2008 Breggo Pinot Noir Savoy Vineyard 750ml


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